METE451 CERAMIC MATERIALS
Classification of ceramic products with respect to their functions. Classical and modern Ceramics. Methods of ceramic production: Natural and synthetic raw materials, shaping methods, drying and firing of ceramic articles. Effect of processing on the development of microstructures and properties. Examples of ceramics selected from the major groups of triaxial whitewares, electrical ceramics, magnetic ceramics, refractories, cements and mortars, abrasives, glasses and glass ceramics.